The second runner-up on Sean Lowe's season connects with another Bachelor franchise alum

By Aili Nahas
Updated October 17, 2013 04:45 PM

It’s another Bachelor franchise love connection!

AshLee Frazier, second runner up on Sean Lowe’s season of The Bachelor has been dating Michael Garofola, who competed for love on Desiree Hartsock’s season of The Bachelorette. The two have been seeing each other for a few months.

“We met the old-fashioned way,” Frazier tells PEOPLE. “A law school friend of his was dating a childhood friend of mine and they introduced us.”

Frazier, who owns the online boutique, was linked to former Bachelor Brad Womack earlier this year and says she was initially wary of another reality romance.

“At first I was not interested in dating anyone from the show,” she says. “Been there, done that! Then I met Michael and he changed my mind. He’s not only very handsome, especially in a tux, but highly intelligent, well-spoken and supports my dreams and ambitions.”

Wonder if he’s given her roses